Norbert Bischofberger

Scientist, Person

1954 –

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Who is Norbert Bischofberger?

Dr. Norbert Bischofberger is an Austrian scientist and one of the inventors of the antiviral drug Tamiflu generically known as oseltamivir, which is, as of 2009, the only oral medication on the market to treat influenza A and B as well as the 2009 Pandemic H1N1 a.k.a. swine flu, the spread of which caused an ongoing pandemic in 2009. Bischofberger is currently the Executive Vice President, Research and Development and Chief Scientific Officer at Gilead Sciences, a biopharmaceutical company specializing in antivirals.

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Born
Jan 10, 1954
Mellau
Nationality
  • Austria
Profession
Education
  • Leopold-Franzens-Universit├Ąt Innsbruck

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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